Burnley College Students Shine Bright as they Collect Amazing A Level Results
The Number 1 College in England is celebrating another year of outstanding results which has seen it increase its overall pass rate while results throughout the UK decline.
Burnley College Students have been awarded places at some of the world’s leading Universities to study Dentistry, Medicine, Politics, Mathematics and more.
With an overall pass rate in A Levels of 99%, 85% of students receiving at least on A*-C grade, and 60% of students receiving at least one A*-B grade it confirms Burnley College’s status as the Number One College in England for student results.*
The college has also seen learners achieve 100% high grade pass rates in Further Mathematics, Statistics, Classical Civilization, Dance, Polish and Textiles.
Proud Principal Karen Buchanan praised students:
What amazing achievements we are seeing here today. Our students have demonstrated so much passion, hard work and determination, and because of that they are following their career dreams.
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre means real-world results which will take you where you want to go.
This is why we are still Number One. The strength and depth of our educational offer ensures we help our students achieve amazing results every year.
It’s our dedicated, expert, industry-experienced Tutors; the individualised support we offer ever learner; our industry-standard facilities; the myriad of extra-curricular activities which allow learners to explore their passions in even greater depth ensuring they can enrich their CVs and stand head and shoulders above the opposition when applying to university or for roles in their dream career.
All in a friendly, safe, secure and cutting-edge £115 million campus in the heart of Burnley.
It is also the first year learners have completed the brand-new T Level qualifications with exceptional results at Burnley College, exemplified by Lucy Brotherton from Burnley, a former pupil at Blessed Trinity RC College who achieved a Distinction in Healthcare Science and will now progress to the University of Manchester to read Midwifery.
Students received exceptional results in a wide range of subjects, which shows the breadth of talent and teaching at Burnley College. Students achieved outstanding results in Further Mathematics, English Literature, Computer Science, Media Studies, Film Studies, Classical Civilisation, Physical Education and Art and Design.
Students who earned impressive grades include:
Kaitlyn Gallery, 18, from Burnley, a former pupil at Unity College achieved two A* Grades in Physical Education, and Psychology and one A Grade in Biology. Kaitlyn will read International Business at the University of Sussex.
Dylan Bleasdale, 17, from Colne, a former pupil at Colne Park High School, achieved two A* Grades in Further Mathematics and Mathematics and two A Grades in Computer Science and Physics. Dylan will read Mathematics at the University of Warwick.
Harrison Davies, 18, from Burnley, a former pupil at Unity College, achieved one A* Grade in Economics and two A Grades in Business and Mathematics. Harrison will read Economics and Data Analytics at the University of Manchester.
Ibrar Hussain, 18, from Burnley, a former pupil at Sir John Thursby Community College achieved one A* Grade in Chemistry and two A Grades in Biology and Mathematics. Ibrar will read Pharmacy at the University of Central Lancashire.
Marc Smith, 18, from Colne, a former pupil at Colne Park High School achieved one A* Grade in Psychology and two A Grades in Biology and Law. Marc will read Law at the University of York.
Eve Bibby, 18, from Burnley, a former pupil at Blessed Trinity College achieved one A* Grade in Sociology, one A Grade in Religious Studies and one B Grade in History. Eve will read History at the University of Leeds.
Jessica Boult, 18, from Colne, a former pupil at Colne Park High School achieved one A* Grade in Law, one A Grade in Mathematics and one B Grade in History. Jessica will read Law at the University of York.
Izzuddeen Hussain, 18, from Todmorden, a former pupil at Todmorden High School achieved one A* Grade in History, one A Grade in Politics and one B Grade in English Literature. Izzuddeen will read Politics and International Relations at University College London.
Persephone Jafrate, 18, from Todmorden, a former pupil at Todmorden High School achieved one A* Grade in Sociology, one A Grade in Religious Studies and one B Grade in English Literature. Persephone will read Sociology at the University of Bristol.
Jen Fawcett, 19, from Colne, a former pupil at Colne Park High School and a Student Governor at college achieved two A Grades in English Language and Sociology and one B Grade in English Literature. Jen will read Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire.
Phoebe Schnabel, 18, from Burnley, a former pupil at Blessed Trinity College achieved two A Grades in History and Classical Civilisation and one B Grade in Psychology. Phoebe will read Classical Studies at the University of St Andrew’s.
Joseph Stiling, 18, from Colne, a former pupil at Accrington Academy achieved two A Grades in Mathematics and Physics and one B Grade in Computer Science. Joseph will read Computational Physics at the University of Edinburgh.
Esther Hulme, 18, from Hebden Bridge, a former pupil at Calder High School achieved two A Grades in English Language and Literature and Religious Studies and one B Grade in History. Esther will read Ancient, Medieval and Modern History at the University of Kent.
Faizan Khan, 18 from Burnley, a former pupil at Sir John Thursby Community College achieved two A Grades in Biology and Chemistry and one B Grade in Mathematics. Faizan will read Dentistry at the University of Birmingham.
Burnley College Principal Karen Buchanan added:
“Seeing our Burnley College Sixth Form Centre students celebrate with their friends, family and tutors is incredible. We offer our heartfelt congratulations to every one of our fantastic students.
“The hard work, commitment and the strength of character they have developed has brought them to this point and rewarded them with a day they will always remember.
“These fantastic grades will open the door to degree study at the UK’s top universities and progression onto the most rewarding careers.
“We share in the pride our students’ family and friends are feeling right now and wish all of our students every success in their futures where they will be leaders and influencers, shaping the future of industry and society.”
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre is the Number 1 College in England for all results (16-18) according to the latest Government figures. It offers a broad range of pathways including A Levels, Vocational courses, T Levels and Apprenticeships.
There is still time to apply to follow in the footsteps of the class of 2023. Simply call 01282 733322 or email [email protected].
*of Students who completed. Number 1 for all results 16-18 according to latest Government figures.